5 Kids-Friendly Places for Iftar this Ramadan in Dubai

Want to experience best of Arabic culture with kids this last stretch of Ramadan in Dubai? Well, we’ve got you covered. Listed below are some of our favourite kid-friendly restaurants serving iftar dishes that will make your plan with kids during Ramadan smooth sailing and culturally enriched.


Lobby Level, The Meydan Hotel, Meydan Racecourse, Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai

Photo Credits: The Meydan Hotel

To have an amazing Iftar experience, this is THE place to be at. It offers cultural activities to engage your kids in, whilst you can drench your soul in Arabic vibe and music, relish mouth-watering Arabian cuisine prepared by Chef Nasser and his team and enjoy amazing ‘sheesha’. Children under 5 years of age dine for free.


City Walk, Al Safa & Al Wasl Road Intersection, Al Safa, Dubai

Photo Credits: Sapori Di Bice

Visit Sapori for amazing Ramadan concept focusing on sharing called La Familia Iftar. The interiors of this kids-friendly restaurant will give you a sense of pleasure and contentment. Let your kids bring out their creative skills as they decorate their own cake pops and make Ramadan and Eid greeting cards. Being all famous for Italian cuisine, their pizzas are surely not to be missed. Other dishes we recommend are Caprese Tapas, Risotto al Funghi Di Bosco and a variety of pastas. Extra brownie points to this place for serving amazing ‘sheesha’.


Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, Al Qudra Road, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai


Photo Credits: Al Hadheerah

Next on the list is Hadheerah, a must visit place for a generous spread of Middle Eastern buffet with live cooking stations. Enjoy Oud Player live band with ‘Sheesha’, for a riveting and intriguing experience.  They offer engaging activities for kids such as Pony rides, Camel and Horse Caravan show. Hummus or Jabneh bil za’atar with a choice of freshly baked bread or Falafel and Arabic coffee are the main picks.


Near Dubai Aquarium, Ground Level, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, Dubai

Photo Credits: Rainforest Cafe

One of the best-themed restaurant, serving kids-friendly iftar menu. Its fancy features and entertaining amenities will surely mesmerize the kids. Their mocktails are invigorating. Cheese sticks and Rainforest natural burger are extremely yummy. And yes, kids under age of 6 eat for free!


Near VOX Cinema, Level 2 Expansion, Mall of Emirates, Al Barsha, Dubai

Photo Credits: Common Grounds

A true treat for vegan taste buds. Located in the new extension of Mall of the Emirates,  this Cafe is hosting the city’s first ever vegan Iftar. With experimental dishes like Hokkaido, pumpkin and peanut stew, vegan umami mushroom and chia burger, and vegan bread and butter pudding with tonka ice cream, you will be spoilt for choice.



For more recommendations in Dubai, check out www.vegefied.com.

Author:  Aanchal Jain


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